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Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Nov 3

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract
    Whether you negotiate your own subcontracts or rely on your lawyer to do the heavy lifting at contract time, a savvy subcontractor should understand the basic purpose of common subcontract provisions, and be prepared to negotiate for fair and…
  • Oct 20

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage
    As part of Washington’s Initiative 1433, approved by voters in November 2016, Washington’s minimum wage will be increased to $13.50 by January 1, 2020.  At the time the initiative was approved, Washington’s minimum wage…
  • Oct 12

    Changes to Family and Medical Leave in Washington

    Changes to Family and Medical Leave in Washington
    On July 6, 2017, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee signed a new family and medical leave law that will offer paid leave to employees in our state to care for a newborn or newly adopted child or for a serious health condition. …
Rank this Week: 371

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Extension of Property Tax Discount in Miami-Dade and Potentially Other Countie

    Extension of Property Tax Discount in Miami-Dade and Potentially Other Countie
    On September 4, 2017, Governor Scott issued Executive Order 17-235 in response to anticipated severe damage across Florida due to Hurricane Irma. The Executive Order granted the Florida Department of Revenue authority to issue an…
  • Nov 14

    P3 Legislative Update

    P3 Legislative Update
    Legislators at both the state and local level have been busy introducing and considering new legislation that could impact the government procurement process and public/private partnerships. These new provisions will fundamentally affect the…
  • Oct 26

    Creativity in Funding Necessary for Miami-Dade Civil Courthouse P3 Succe

    Creativity in Funding Necessary for Miami-Dade Civil Courthouse P3 Succe
    As Miami-Dade County continues to take steps towards the launch of a proposed civil courthouse public-private partnership (P3), its representatives have stressed the need to bring the right deal to market, balancing the community’s…
Rank this Week: 1000

Construction Law blog

Construction Law blog

By Holland & Hart LLP.

http://www.hhconstructionlaw.com/
  • Nov 14

    Diversity in Commercial Real Estate

    Diversity in Commercial Real Estate
    By: Anna Eberlin Commercial Real Estate Women Network, or CREW, is an organization that supports women’s advancement in the commercial real estate industry. CREW has been conducting research and developing industry white papers since…
  • Oct 5

    Nevada’s Recent Employment Bills Impact Licensed Contractor

    Nevada’s Recent Employment Bills Impact Licensed Contractor
    By: Dora Lane Senate Bill (SB) 253 The bill created the Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act, which applies to employers with 15 or more employees (for at least 20 weeks in the current or preceding year). The bill makes it…
  • Sep 19

    Non-breaching party may choose between liquidated damages and actual damages if the contract so allow

    Non-breaching party may choose between liquidated damages and actual damages if the contract so allow
    By: Timothy Gordon The Supreme Court of Colorado has held that a contractual provision that gives a non-breaching party the option of choosing between recovery of liquidated damages and pursuing actual damages is enforceable so long as the…
Rank this Week: 754

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

Construction law news and information from the Golden State. By Garret Murai.

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 681

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
Rank this Week: 865

New York Commercial and…

New York Commercial and Construction Lawyer Blog

Covers business and insurance law. By Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP.

http://www.newyorkcommercialconstructionlawyer.com/
  • Oct 27

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund
    According to the New York Lien Law, a mechanic’s lienor who is a subcontractor may only recover on its lien claim if it can establish there is a Lien Fund. That means the lienor must establish that funds were due and owing from the…
  • Sep 12

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall
    A recent case from Supreme Court, New York County, clarifies a limit to the rights of a property owner that shares a party wall with a neighbor who redevelops its site without relying on the party wall. The post When The Party Is Over For A…
  • Jul 24

    Willful Exaggeration Standard Remains High

    Willful Exaggeration Standard Remains High
    For those in the construction industry, mechanics’ liens are sure to be a familiar occurrence. And, for those who have ever had a project of theirs liened, they will be aware of the tenacity of these legal devices. Mechanics’…
Rank this Week: 796

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Oct 11

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule
    by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c)…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
Rank this Week: 572

Best Practices Construction Law

Best Practices Construction Law

Construction-related blog focused on transportation, healthcare, technology and legal trends. By Stites Harbison PLLC.

http://www.bestpracticesconstructionlaw.com/
  • Aug 11

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced
    Believe it or not, there are always a wealth of emails and other documents produced in litigation that help “make the case” for the other side. Take, for the example, the e-mail I found in the files of one…
  • Aug 11

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced

    Project Documentation: The Bad Little Email That Got Produced
    Believe it or not, there are always a wealth of emails and other documents produced in litigation that help “make the case” for the other side. Take, for the example, the e-mail I found in the files of one…
  • Aug 10

    Construction Contracts And Arbitration Provisions: Is The Word “May” Mandatory? Maybe!

    Construction Contracts And Arbitration Provisions: Is The Word “May” Mandatory? Maybe!
    You don’t always say what you mean. And you don’t always mean what you say.  In construction contracts, parties attempt to use plain and ordinary words to describe their respective obligations. As an example, when the…
Rank this Week: 1067

Michigan Construction Law

Michigan Construction Law

Focuses on developments in Michigan construction law.

http://michiganconstructionlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Michigan Legislature Renews Effort to Abolish Prevailing Wage

    Michigan Legislature Renews Effort to Abolish Prevailing Wage
    On January 18, 2017,  Senators Peter MacGregor, Dave Hildenbrand, and Arlan Meekhof, introduced S.B. 0003, which would repeal Michigan's Prevailing Wage statute (PA 166 of 1965; MCL 408.551, et seq) in its entirety. The proposed…
  • Jan 5

    New Skilled Trades Regulation Act Impacts Section 114 of Michigan Construction Lien Act

    New Skilled Trades Regulation Act Impacts Section 114 of Michigan Construction Lien Act
    During the recent lame duck session in December, 2016, the Michigan Legislature passed a series of bills aimed at consolidating the licensing and regulation of skilled trades, including residential builders, electricians, plumbing and…
  • Dec 2

    FAR Amendments Designed to Speed Up Payment to Subcontractor

    FAR Amendments Designed to Speed Up Payment to Subcontractor
    On November 25, 2013,  the DOD, GSA, and NASA issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to incorporate a new clause to provide accelerated payments to small business subcontractors.The new clause [FAR…
Rank this Week: 653

Green Building Law

Green Building Law

Covers legal issues related to green building and sustainable development. By Shari Shapiro.

http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    To resolve Utah's Building Code Identity Crisis, Listen to Mom

    To resolve Utah's Building Code Identity Crisis, Listen to Mom
    Better air quality or slower adoption of building codes? Like a rebellious teenager, Utah is having an identity crisis over building codes. The answer, of course, is to listen to mom. According to Ingrid Griffee, executive director of Utah…
  • Jul 27

    To resolve Utah's Building Code Identity Crisis, Listen to Mom

    To resolve Utah's Building Code Identity Crisis, Listen to Mom
    Better air quality or slower adoption of building codes? Like a rebellious teenager, Utah is having an identity crisis over building codes. The answer, of course, is to listen to mom. According to Ingrid Griffee, executive director of Utah…
  • Jul 20

    Stay-ing Alive: Staying Clean Power Plan compliance may derail it permanently

    Stay-ing Alive: Staying Clean Power Plan compliance may derail it permanently
    There is chatter that the Clean Power Plan Final Rule will be released in early August, but also a strong effort to delay implementation until the various legal challenges are resolved. The stay could be imposed either judicially or…
Rank this Week: 927

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Covers Florida estate planning, probate, and construction law issues. By the Law Office of R. Kellen Bryant., P.L.

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
Rank this Week: 639

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

Covers infrastructure news, policy and industry developments. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
  • Nov 20

    P3 Lawyer Appointed Federal Railroad Administration Chief Counsel

    P3 Lawyer Appointed Federal Railroad Administration Chief Counsel
    President Trump recently appointed former Seyfarth Shaw LLP (“Seyfarth”) attorney Juan D. Reyes, III as Chief Counsel of the Federal Railroad Administration (“FRA”).  Mr. Reyes was previously a partner in the real…
  • Nov 13

    LAWA Receives Technical Proposals from Three Teams for APM Project

    LAWA Receives Technical Proposals from Three Teams for APM Project
    Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced last Thursday that it has received three Technical Proposals in response to its Request for Proposals for the Automated People Mover (APM) project. Part of LAWA’s $5.5 billion Landside Access…
  • Nov 10

    Proposed House Ways and Means Committee Tax Bill Would Eliminate All PAB

    Proposed House Ways and Means Committee Tax Bill Would Eliminate All PAB
    Last week the House Republican leadership unveiled its much anticipated US tax reform bill.  The bill proposes the most sweeping changes to the tax code in 30 years—since the 1986 Tax Act, which by the way imposed many of the…
Rank this Week: 1556

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2491

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Nov 20

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer
    Black Friday is approaching. In honor of the annual sales we’ve collected a bevy of cases containing helpful lessons for any business subject to the ADA or Fair Housing Act. Siler v. Abbott House, Inc.,  2017 WL…
  • Nov 12

    Abusive ADA litigation – let’s treat the disease instead of the symptom

    Abusive ADA litigation – let’s treat the disease instead of the symptom
    A number of states have passed laws intended to stop abusive ADA lawsuits, including most recently Florida and Texas.* As we’ve reported several times recently some individual federal judges are taking their own steps to stem serial…
  • Nov 9

    Kiosks, Coca Cola and the ADA – What is a public accommodation anyway?

    Kiosks, Coca Cola and the ADA – What is a public accommodation anyway?
    On October 2, 2017 the Supreme Court denied the plaintiff’s petition for certiorari in McGee v. Coca Cola Refreshments U.S.A., Inc., letting stand the decision by the 5th Circuit holding that Coca Cola vending machine was not a…
Rank this Week: 1094

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Nov 17

    Florida Contractor Licensing

    Florida Contractor Licensing
    Florida contractors’ licenses are separated into two distinct types for regulatory purposes, certified or registered.  Each license type has its distinct benefits and drawbacks which should be discussed and weighed with your…
  • Nov 14

    Four Alternative Methods To Obtain a Construction License In Florida

    Four Alternative Methods To Obtain a Construction License In Florida
    The Department and CILB have several alternative construction licensing processes that are worth discussing.  While these provisions still utilize the normal application process, they are alternatives to the normal examination/experience…
  • Nov 13

    Insurance Requirements for Florida Contractor

    Insurance Requirements for Florida Contractor
    As a prerequisite to the initial issuance, or the renewal of an active construction license in Florida the applicant must prove that they have the statutory insurance policies in place.  In order to do so, the applicant shall submit a…
Rank this Week: 2669

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • Nov 17

    Florida Contractor Licensing

    Florida Contractor Licensing
    Florida contractors’ licenses are separated into two distinct types for regulatory purposes, certified or registered.  Each license type has its distinct benefits and drawbacks which should be discussed and weighed with your…
  • Nov 14

    Four Alternative Methods To Obtain a Construction License In Florida

    Four Alternative Methods To Obtain a Construction License In Florida
    The Department and CILB have several alternative construction licensing processes that are worth discussing.  While these provisions still utilize the normal application process, they are alternatives to the normal examination/experience…
  • Nov 13

    Insurance Requirements for Florida Contractor

    Insurance Requirements for Florida Contractor
    As a prerequisite to the initial issuance, or the renewal of an active construction license in Florida the applicant must prove that they have the statutory insurance policies in place.  In order to do so, the applicant shall submit a…
Rank this Week: 2657

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • Nov 16

    POWER OF WORKERS COMPENSATION IMMUNITY ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

    POWER OF WORKERS COMPENSATION IMMUNITY ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
    On construction projects, workers compensation immunity is real and it is powerful.  (See also this article.)  Workers compensation immunity is why all general contractors should have workers compensation insurance and they should…
  • Nov 10

    ARE YOU A CONSTRUCTION LIENOR?

    ARE YOU A CONSTRUCTION LIENOR?
    When it comes to construction lien rights, not everyone that touches the project is a proper lienor.  Forget about timely serving a Notice to Owner or recording a claim of lien, if you are not a proper lienor, it does … Continue…
  • Nov 5

    HOW DOES YOUR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TREAT FLOAT

    HOW DOES YOUR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TREAT FLOAT
    Although there are different types of construction schedule float and more technical definitions, the definition that makes sense to me is that float is the amount of time a particular activity can be delayed without that activity delaying…
Rank this Week: 2442

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
Rank this Week: 1704

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Discusses labour and employment issues such as termination, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance, notice, and non-competes.

http://petermcsherry.ca/blog/
  • Nov 16

    Social Media & The Workplace

    Social Media & The Workplace
    Social Media & Digital Footprints Most people use Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and other social media postings as an everyday event with little thought about how such information may later be used by an employer or against them in court…
  • Nov 10

    Job Search After Termination

    Job Search After Termination
    Post Termination Job Search Many persons facing sudden termination will be shocked to learn that there is a legal obligation upon them to look for replacement income, should legal action be taken against the company for the failure to provide…
  • Nov 3

    Reference Letter

    Reference Letter
    Reference Letters It is, generally speaking, true that the employer has no legal obligation to provide a reference letter to a past employee. A company may freely decline to provide a reference letter with impunity. Tombstone Letters…
Rank this Week: 2006

Texas Construction Law Blog

Texas Construction Law Blog

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasconstructionlawblog.com/
  • Nov 15

    A Myth About Delay – Revisited

    A Myth About Delay – Revisited
    Construction lawyers routinely deal with delay claims. I have presented or defended more of them than I can remember.  That is why I was curious when, earlier this year, I received a series of email invitations to presentations on the…
  • Sep 1

    Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk

    Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk
      Co-authors: Russell Jumper and Tim Fandrey Hurricane Harvey caused severe destruction in Texas with its significant winds and historic rainfall. But Harvey may also prove to be a costly lesson for many project owners and contractors.…
  • Sep 1

    Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk

    Softening a Hurricane’s Blow: Force Majeure and Builder’s Risk
      Co-authors: Russell Jumper and Tim Fandrey Hurricane Harvey caused severe destruction in Texas with its significant winds and historic rainfall. But Harvey may also prove to be a costly lesson for many project owners and contractors.…
Rank this Week: 2538

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Covers construction law, employment law and wills and estates in Canada.

https://www.kwlaw.net/blog/
  • Nov 15

    Bill 142 – Mandatory Adjudication Part Two

    Bill 142 – Mandatory Adjudication Part Two
    In this series, we are discussing Bill 142, which is expected to pass into law in early 2018. The Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 is implementing mandatory adjudication for every contract signed after the bill…
  • Nov 8

    Bill 142 – Mandatory Adjudication Part One

    Bill 142 – Mandatory Adjudication Part One
    In this series, we are looking at Ontario Bill 142, which is entering a second reading and is expected to pass into law in early 2018. The Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 will bring massive changes to the construction industry …
  • Sep 6

    Bill 142 – The Prompt Payment Regime

    Bill 142 – The Prompt Payment Regime
    Last week, we introduced Bill 142, which would bring sweeping changes to how construction industry participants operate their business in the form of the newly renamed Construction Act. One of the reforms included in this legislation is the…
Rank this Week: 2193

Construction Law Canada

Construction Law Canada

Covers recent developments in construction law in Canada. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.constructionlawcanada.com/
  • Nov 15

    Alberta Court Rejects Assertion That The Mortgagee Was An “Owner” Under The Builder’s Lien Act

    Alberta Court Rejects Assertion That The Mortgagee Was An “Owner” Under The Builder’s Lien Act
    In Westpoint Capital Corp. v. Solomon Spruce Ridge Inc., 2017 CarswellAlta 580, 2017 ABQB 254, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench made a number of decision relating to the priorities between lienholders and mortgagees. The court found…
  • Oct 30

    Payment Clause Held Not To Be A “Pay-When-Paid” Clause

    Payment Clause Held Not To Be A “Pay-When-Paid” Clause
    In Cardinal Contracting Ltd. v. Seko Construction (Vancouver) Ltd., 2017 CarswellYukon 107, 2017 YKSC 51, the Yukon Supreme Court recently considered whether a payment clause in a construction contract was a pay-when-paid clause which…
  • Sep 27

    Amendments To The Ontario Construction Lien Act Have Been Given First Reading (Part 2)

    Amendments To The Ontario Construction Lien Act Have Been Given First Reading (Part 2)
    On May 31, 2017, the Ontario Legislature gave first reading to Bill 142 which will enact the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017. By this legislation, substantial amendments are proposed to the Ontario Construction Lien Act, including the…
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The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • Nov 14

    Tips for Dealing with a Construction Defect Claim in a Condominium

    Tips for Dealing with a Construction Defect Claim in a Condominium
    Typically, the condominium purchaser would look to the common law warranty of fitness and merchantability for relief on a defect claim, specifically alleging as grounds that the unit does not meet building and zoning codes or that the…
  • Nov 7

    Releases Can Be Your Friend

    Releases Can Be Your Friend
    If you understand how releases work, you can use them to your advantage during the course of a construction project. There is the release that you give to someone and there is the release you receive from someone. These two... Read More The…
  • Oct 31

    3 Ways to Get Paid Even if You Have a Pay-when-Paid Provision

    3 Ways to Get Paid Even if You Have a Pay-when-Paid Provision
    A pay-when-paid (or pay-if-paid) contractual provision exists in almost every construction contract you are asked to sign these days. A pay-when-paid provision is a contract clause that shifts the risk of nonpayment from one party to another.…
Rank this Week: 2560

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Oscar Rivera Profiled in Today’s Daily Business Review

    Oscar Rivera Profiled in Today’s Daily Business Review
    The firm’s Oscar R. Rivera was the subject of a profile article in today’s edition of the Daily Business Review, South Florida’s exclusive business daily and official court newspaper.  The article, which is titled…
  • Oct 16

    Important Changes in 2017 Edition of AIA Contract Document

    Important Changes in 2017 Edition of AIA Contract Document
    The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) contract documents, which are generally regarded as the construction industry standards, are updated by the organization every 10 years, and the 2017 update released earlier this year contains…
  • Aug 24

    40 Years & Looking Forward: The Celebration of the Firm’s Big 4-0 Continue

    40 Years & Looking Forward: The Celebration of the Firm’s Big 4-0 Continue
    Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A. achieved a significant milestone this year, celebrating 40 years of providing quality legal service to the South Florida, Florida and national communities. As we enter the…
Rank this Week: 3422

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Nov 12

    LEED v4.1 Announced by USGBC at Greenbuild

    LEED v4.1 Announced by USGBC at Greenbuild
    The announcement of the upcoming release of the new LEED version 4.1 by the U.S. Green Building Council was no doubt the biggest story at Greenbuild 2017 in Boston last week. And that is saying a lot because Greenbuild is the world’s…
  • Nov 5

    Arbitration is Why There is So Little Litigation in Green Building

    Arbitration is Why There is So Little Litigation in Green Building
    It is surprising to many in the environmental industrial complex that there has been relatively little litigation arising out of green building. There have been only a very modest number of cases commenced in courts across the country…
  • Oct 29

    The Systole and Diastole in Recycling

    The Systole and Diastole in Recycling
    Recycling is not new. 11,000 years before Christ the people in the Nile valley recognized the intrinsic value of reusing waste. But maybe not since that dawn of civilization has recycling undergone the wide fluctuation, good and bad, that we…
Rank this Week: 4544

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • Nov 10

    Ooops! Whose insurance covers construction mistakes?

    Ooops! Whose insurance covers construction mistakes?
    If you are a contractor, you know that even the best intentions can lead to mistakes, and sometimes they can be quite costly to repair. In these scenarios, whose insurance picks up the tab — yours or the homeowner's?...
  • Oct 25

    Common construction defect

    Common construction defect
    Construction defects can range from issues in the design, planning, furnishing and even inspection of a project. In general, if the builder fails to construct a building or home that meets the needs of the buyer, then there is...
  • Oct 12

    What about clients who want more than the contract specifies?

    What about clients who want more than the contract specifies?
    Sooner or later, every builder or contractor encounter clients who want to play fast and loose with the agreed-upon contracted work. They may ask to add features to completed plans or decide to alter the dimensions of a couple...
Rank this Week: 1393

K&L Gates Construction Law…

K&L Gates Construction Law Blog

Covers legal issues, news, and regulations relating to the construction industry. By K&L Gates.

http://www.klconstructionlawblog.com/
  • Nov 6

    Preparing for the Changes in the New AIA 2017 Form

    Preparing for the Changes in the New AIA 2017 Form
    By: Justin L. Weisberg After a decade, the AIA  released new design and construction contract forms in April 2017.  Some of the more notable changes to the AIA construction contract documents are summarized below. Probably as a…
  • Oct 16

    Presentation Available: The Role of Insurance and Cost Reduction in EPC Contract

    Presentation Available: The Role of Insurance and Cost Reduction in EPC Contract
    London partner, Matthew E. Smith spoke on the role of insurance and cost reduction in EPC contracts at the recent Global EPC Contract & Risk Management Conference on October 12-13, 2017 in London. To view a copy…
  • Oct 2

    K&L Gates Presents at the 3rd Annual Global EPC Contract & Risk Management Conference

    K&L Gates Presents at the 3rd Annual Global EPC Contract & Risk Management Conference
    Please Join Us at the Conference and use our Sponsor Discount Code for 20% Savings We will be sponsoring and presenting at this year’s Global EPC Contract & Risk Management Conference on October 12-13, 2017 at the…
Rank this Week: 3950

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
  • Nov 3

    Labor Unions: Myths and Fact

    Labor Unions: Myths and Fact
      The post Labor Unions: Myths and Facts appeared first on Supplemental Conditions.
  • Aug 31

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case
    Disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) fraud in the construction industry is a topic frequently covered on this blog.  My posts on DBE fraud are some of my most read posts and the ones that generate the most questions from readers and…
  • Aug 31

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case

    U.S. v. Davis Casts Doubt on the Future of (Some) DBE Fraud Case
    Disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) fraud in the construction industry is a topic frequently covered on this blog.  My posts on DBE fraud are some of my most read posts and the ones that generate the most questions from readers and…
Rank this Week: 1928

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
Rank this Week: 2387

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation and real estate law. By David B. Snyder of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 31

    GA Supreme Court: Condemnees Must Be Given Appraisal Summary Before Condemnation

    GA Supreme Court: Condemnees Must Be Given Appraisal Summary Before Condemnation
    The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that the city of Marietta violated the Georgia Landowner’s Bill of Rights when it condemned a grocery store without providing a summary of its appraisal to the property owner. The City argued that…
  • Oct 30

    Louisiana Supreme Court Hears Eminent Domain Case

    Louisiana Supreme Court Hears Eminent Domain Case
      The Louisiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments whether St. Bernard Parish port officials violated Louisiana’s eminent domain laws when they seized a privately run port operation along a mile of Mississippi River frontage in…
  • Oct 25

    Agencies Issue Temporary Exceptions To Appraisal Requirements In Hurricane Area

    Agencies Issue Temporary Exceptions To Appraisal Requirements In Hurricane Area
    The Federal Reserve Board has issued a statement providing for temporary exception to appraisal requirements in hurricane areas affected by severe storms and flooding related to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Below is that statement:…
Rank this Week: 3952

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Oct 19

    Understanding Waivers of Subrogation in Florida Construction Contract

    Understanding Waivers of Subrogation in Florida Construction Contract
    “Subrogation” is the right and power of an insurer to legally go after third parties that caused the insured a loss. This is so the insurance company can recover what they paid to the insured. When writing or reviewing a new…
  • Sep 20

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim
    A surety bond is a common tool used in construction contracts to help protect the interests of construction companies and others involved in the project(s). When a construction company hires a subcontractor to complete a certain task, they…
  • Aug 20

    What You Need to Know About Construction Supervision/Management Agreement

    What You Need to Know About Construction Supervision/Management Agreement
    When you need a construction job completed properly, it is very unlikely that you’re going to want to manage the day to day activities that need to be completed. To get things done right, you’ll need to hire a construction manager…
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Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

Covers foreclosures and construction defects.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • Oct 19

    Understanding Waivers of Subrogation in Florida Construction Contract

    Understanding Waivers of Subrogation in Florida Construction Contract
    “Subrogation” is the right and power of an insurer to legally go after third parties that caused the insured a loss. This is so the insurance company can recover what they paid to the insured. When writing or reviewing a new…
  • Sep 20

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim

    Construction Law 101: The Surety Bond Claim
    A surety bond is a common tool used in construction contracts to help protect the interests of construction companies and others involved in the project(s). When a construction company hires a subcontractor to complete a certain task, they…
  • Aug 20

    What You Need to Know About Construction Supervision/Management Agreement

    What You Need to Know About Construction Supervision/Management Agreement
    When you need a construction job completed properly, it is very unlikely that you’re going to want to manage the day to day activities that need to be completed. To get things done right, you’ll need to hire a construction manager…
Rank this Week: 2482

Colorado Construction Litigation

Colorado Construction Litigation

Covers construction litigation in Colorado. By Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC.

http://www.coloradoconstructionlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 3098

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Law

By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Oct 11

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule
    by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c)…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
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Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Blog

Covers recent case law, changes in the statutory law, advice and practical tips on construction law including filing materialmen's liens, payment bond claims, Miller Act issues, construction contracting, and public works.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Oct 11

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

    New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule
    by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c)…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
Rank this Week: 2450

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

Provides legal information and resources for federal construction contractors. By Payne Hackenbracht & Sullivan.

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
Rank this Week: 1706

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation, construction, employment, and injury law. By Oresky & Associates, pllc.

https://www.oreskylaw.com/en/blog/
Rank this Week: 2383

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en…

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en Nueva York

Covers workers compensation, construction, employment and injury law. By Oresky & Associates, pllc.

https://www.oreskylaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2365

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use…

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use & Construction Law

Covers Virginia real estate, land use, and construction law issues, such as green building and LEED. By Bean Kinney & Korman.

https://www.beankinney.com/virginia-employment-law-journal
  • Sep 25

    OFCCP Announces Minimum Wage Increase and Hurricane Relief Measures for Federal Contractor

    OFCCP Announces Minimum Wage Increase and Hurricane Relief Measures for Federal Contractor
    Minimum Wage Rate Increases Last week, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced an increase in the minimum wage applicable to federal contractors for contracts that are covered by Executive Order 13658. …
  • Jul 24

    New I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form Announced by USCIS

    New I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form Announced by USCIS
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) announced on July 17, 2017 that it has released a newly revised Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form.  Federal law requires all employers to complete a Form…
  • Jul 10

    New Minimum Wage Increases for the District of Columbia and Montgomery County

    New Minimum Wage Increases for the District of Columbia and Montgomery County
    For employers in the District of Columbia and Montgomery County, Maryland, the cost of doing business just got more expensive.  Effective July 1, 2017, the hourly minimum wage rate in the District of Columbia increased a dollar to…
Rank this Week: 2960

Florida Construction Law News

Florida Construction Law News

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 1758

Grimshaw Blog

Grimshaw Blog

Covers construction and insurance issues in New Zealand. By Grimshaw & Co.

http://www.grimshaw.co.nz/news-resources/
Rank this Week: 1322

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real…

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog

Covers news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law. By Mirick O'Connell.

http://mirickrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1164

Real Property & Development Review

Real Property & Development Review

Covers real estate, construction, and land use laws in the Pacific Northwest. By Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP.

http://www.dwtrealpropertyreview.com/
Rank this Week: 4580

Natural Resources and Mining Law…

Natural Resources and Mining Law Blog

Covers energy law and real estate and property law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://mininglaw.jmbm.com/
  • May 9

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry
    By Kerry Shapiro Last week, President Trump signed an executive order with potentially wide-ranging implications for the mining industry and many other affected stakeholders. The order directs the Department of the Interior (DOI) to review…
  • May 9

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry
    By Kerry Shapiro Last week, President Trump signed an executive order with potentially wide-ranging implications for the mining industry and many other affected stakeholders. The order directs the Department of the Interior (DOI) to review…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated
    My partner, Jon Welner, is a leading practitioner of prevailing wage law in California and is the Chair of JMBM’s Prevailing Wage Group. He is also a member of JMBM’s Natural Resources and Mining Group and advises and defends the…
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Rousseau Mazzuca LLP Employment &…

Rousseau Mazzuca LLP Employment & Construction Law Blog

Covers employment, labour and construction law blog.

http://www.rousseaumazzuca.com/blog/
  • May 8

    Court of Appeal: Oral Contract Term Not Enforceable

    Court of Appeal: Oral Contract Term Not Enforceable
    The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently overturned a lower court’s decision that had awarded damages to an employee who believed, on the basis of a discussion he had upon hiring, that he would be entitled to a significant benefits…
  • May 3

    Alberta Employee Entitled to Coverage for Medical Marijuana

    Alberta Employee Entitled to Coverage for Medical Marijuana
    Many employers and employees have questions about the impact the government’s planned legalization and regulation of marijuana will have on their workplace.  We’ve previously blogged about the emerging issue of benefits…
  • May 1

    CHRT: Bell Mobility Discriminated Against Customer, Order to Pay for Pain and Suffering

    CHRT: Bell Mobility Discriminated Against Customer, Order to Pay for Pain and Suffering
    The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) recently found that Bell Mobility Inc. (Bell) discriminated against a disabled customer by refusing to provide her with a same-day activation service for a cell phone unless she appeared in person to…
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